• Fresh trouble for Samsung Note 7 as replacement model emits smoke

    Fresh trouble for Samsung Note 7 as replacement model emits smoke

    A replacement model of the fire-prone Samsung Note 7 smartphone began smoking inside a U.S. plane on Wednesday, the family that owns it said.

    Samsung Electronics Co said in a statement on Thursday it was working to recover the device and to understand the cause.

    “Until we are able to retrieve the device, we cannot confirm that this incident involves the new Note 7,” the South Korean company said.

    The fault has prompted fresh investigations by the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the […]